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College Transfer Success Story of A Gifted but Struggling International Student
December 2, 2016

We are a Foreign Service family with a college transfer success story of a gifted but struggling international student. We had used RNG Interrnational Consultant Rebecca Grappo (Becky) with our first daughter who had an undiagnosed learning disability. We went back to Becky for assistance when our second daughter was re-applying to colleges after a rough start…

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Success Story: RNG Helps Adolescent with Undiagnosed Learning Disability
December 2, 2016

We are a Foreign Service family and we have two daughters, one of whom was an adolescent with an undiagnosed learning disability when we first contacted RNG International. We have used Rebecca Grappo (Becky) several times now. She is top notch. Her portfolio includes special needs, boarding school, college applications, and a wide variety of…

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Rebecca Grappo Keynote Speaker at International Education Week
December 2, 2016

Rebecca Grappo was recently invited to be a keynote speaker for International Education Week at the University of Central Florida, where she spoke about the importance of the growing number of U.S. students studying abroad in college. The keynote address came in the lead up to news from the US Open Doors 2016 U.S. Study Abroad that the number of U.S. college…

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On the Go: RNG Visits Schools, Colleges, and Therapeutic Programs
December 2, 2016

  We’ve had a busy few months here at RNG International, working hard to keep our clients apprised of all that’s happening in the college, boarding school and therapeutic program landscape. Rebecca Grappo was a keynote speaker for International Education Week for the University of Central Florida on the very important topic of the “Ongoing…

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6 Big Questions (and many smaller ones) On Finding The Right Boarding School
November 22, 2016

With so many good boarding schools throughout the United States, how do you distinguish which one is best suited to your child’s needs? In my work as an educational consultant, I’ve visited more than 200 boarding school campuses, many multiple times. While I have a good sense of most boarding schools and what they offer,…

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Supporting Geographic Diversity at U.S. Boarding Schools
October 15, 2016

RNG International hosted a wonderful breakfast last week in Denver with over 40 independent school admission officers seeking to continue to diversify their student body socioeconomically, racially and geographically. Attending the morning information sessions put together by Michelle Grappo and Rebecca Grappo were representatives from: Northeastern independent boarding schools such as Hotchkiss, Vermont Academy, Governor’s Academy, St…

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